Atkinson, Simon

Political Communication in Britain

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Dominic Wring

Part I. Debates

2. What Took So Long? The Late Arrival of TV Debates in the UK General Election of 2010
Ric Bailey

3. The Election Debates: Sky News’ Perspective on their Genesis and Impact on Media Coverage
Adam Boulton, Tom D. C. Roberts

4. Media Coverage of the Prime Ministerial Debates
Stephen Coleman, Fabro Steibel, Jay G. Blumler

5. The Polls, The Media and Voters: The Leader Debates
Caroline Lawes, Andrew Hawkins

Part II. Polling

6. Were the Polls Wrong about the Lib Dems All Along?
Simon Atkinson, Roger Mortimore

7. Polling Voting Intentions
Peter Kellner, Joe Twyman, Anthony Wells

Part III. Voters

8. The Campaign As Experienced by the Voters in the Battleground Seats
Roger Mortimore, Helen Cleary, Tomasz Mludzinski

9. Public Confidence in Elections
Jenny Watson

Part IV. Parties

10. The Conservative Campaign
Alex Wilson

11. The Labour Party’s Road to 2010
Greg Cook

12. From Protest to Power — The Progress of the Liberal Democrats
Chris Rennard

Part V. Campaigning

13. ‘This Election will be Won by People not Posters’… Advertising and the 2010 General Election
Chris Burgess

14. Constituency Campaigning in 2010
Justin Fisher, David Cutts, Edward Fieldhouse

15. Below the Radar? Online Campaigning at the Local Level in the 2010 Election
Rosalynd Southern, Stephen Ward

Part VI. Media

16. Playing by the Rules: The 2009 MPs’ Expenses Scandal
Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson

17. The Transformation of Campaign Reporting: The 2010 UK General Election, Revolution or Evolution?
Ivor Gaber

18. Reporting the 2010 General Election: Old Media, New Media — Old Politics, New Politics
David Deacon, Dominic Wring

19. Genre and the Mediation of Election Politics
Kay Richardson, Katy Parry, John Corner

20. Conclusion: Time for Change?
Simon Atkinson, Roger Mortimore

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political History, Media Studies, British Politics, Political Science, Industries, Electoral Politics

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